The Yeast Connection: A Medical Breakthrough

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Nov 3, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 464 pages
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An in-depth guide on how to suspect, identify, and over-come those health problems in people of all ages and sexes that can be traced to sensitivity to the yeast germ candida albicans. 

The Yeast Connection also includes:
1. Easy-to-follow diet instructions;
2. Information about labratory studies and tests, prescription and nonprescription medications, and treatment with candida vaccines; 
3. A discussion of the yeast connection to AIDS, suicidal depression, and sexual dysfunction;
4. Recommendations for vitamins, minerals, vegetable oils, garlic, and Lactobacillus acidophilus;
5. MUCH, MUCH MORE! 

Yeast-connected health problems can be traced from the following symptoms:
-Fatigue
-Irritability
-Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
-Digestive disorders
-Muscle pain
-Short attention span
-Headache
-Memory loss
-Vaginitis
-Skin problems
-Impotence
-Hyperactivity
-Depression
-Hypoglycemia
-Menustral problems
-Urinary disorders
-Respiratory problems
-Learning difficulties
 

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

My partner bought this book, recommended by a doctor I thought was a quack. I still think that and I think this book is a bunch of baloney! I do not believe that all somatic and psychological symptoms are attributable to yeast. Read full review

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User Review  - Overstock.com

When my doctor diagnosed me with a yeast overload I immediately went to the internet and began researching. This book was exactly what I needed! It informed me of foods to avoid and limit. It also explained Candida more thorougly. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

Contents

About Your Immune System and How Yeasts Make You Sick
9
You Can Suspect That Candida Plays a Role in Making You Sick If
17
Identifying The Candida Problem
27
Candida Questionnaire and Score Sheet
29
Treating Your Candida Problem
35
Overcoming YeastConnected Illness Questions and Answers
39
More About Yeasts Molds and Other Fungi
57
To Control Candida You Must Change Your Diet
65
Health Problems of Women
173
Men Too Develop YeastConnected Health Problems
185
Health Problems of Children
189
Physical and Mental Problems of Teenagers i
205
Does Candida Cause Multiple Sclerosis Psoriasis Arthritis or Schizophrenia?
211
Can Candida Albicans Make a Teetotaler Drunk?
221
Overcoming YeastConnected Illness Isnt Always Easy
223
Other Helpful Information
232

Introduction
67
The Candida Control Diet Update
81
SugarFree YeastFree Recipes
109
Ideas for Breakfast and Eating on the Run
115
If Sugar Is a NoNo What Can I Use?
117
Food Allergies
121
SECTION
125
Introduction
127
The Causes of Illness Resemble a Web
139
Is Your Camels Load Too Heavy?
141
The Puzzle of Chronic Illness
143
Chemicals May Play a Role in Making You Sick
145
How Chemicals Make You Sick
151
When Candida Is Treated Your Chemical Sensitivity Will Often Improve
153
About Your Immune System and How It Protects You
157
Labeling Diseases Isnt the Way We Should Go
161
Every Part of Your Body is Connected to Every Other Part
167
SECTION
170
Miscellaneous Measures That May Help You
235
What You Can Do If Your Physician Is Unaware of The Yeast Connection
259
Summary of the Dallas Birmingham and San Francisco Conferences
269
Potpourri
279
What You Should Do If You Arent Improving
303
The Yeast Connection Update
305
Introduction
307
Is The Yeast Connection A Myth A Fad Or Is It For Real?
309
The Yeast Connection to AIDS EpsteinBarr CEBV and Other Viral Infections
325
PMS Sexual Dysfunction Suicidal Depression and Mitral Valve Prolapse
333
Prescription and NonPrescription Therapies
349
Other Topics of Interest
375
Postscript
399
References
401
Reading List
407
Index
413
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WILLIAM G. CROOK, M.D. received his medical education and training at the University of Virginia, the Pennsylvania Hospital, Vanderbilt and Johns Hopkins. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Allergy and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy and Alpha Omega Alpha. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and eleven other books. For 15 years he wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column (General Features and Los Angeles Times Syndicate). Dr. Crook died in 2002.

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